News & Resources

Recent News and Educational Resources from Reed Longyear

The New York Times published an article that talks about what age is considered the best age to start taking your Social Security…. and it isn’t 62.

The first of this month marks family law attorney, Carry Porter’s two year anniversary with Reed Longyear! Carry works with people in a direct and compassionate way on a broad range of family law issues. She is truly an asset to both her clients and our team. Congratulations!!

How can you deal with not being the breadwinner? Consider discussing realistic expectations, experts say.

 

A topic that hits home for many – caring for parents as they get older. The New York Times article takes a closer look at a case where a family’s funds were mismanaged by their Broker, and how you can keep this from happening to you.

Is your prenup a ticking time bomb?

Just a few years ago, Zack was pulling down a six-figure salary working at a hedge fund. He and his fiancé, Gillian, signed a prenuptial agreement that said Zack would pay Gillian a specific amount of spousal maintenance (aka alimony) if they divorced. Zack would likely always be the primary bread winner in the family, […]

Forbes runs through what financial aspects of divorce need to be held in high regard when couples split. Read the article here, and know that our family law attorneys can help answer any questions you might have while going through such a stressful time.

Not sure if you should be thinking about establishing an Estate Plan? Read the following article provided by Fidelity, which may help clarify the answer. And of course, our estate planning attorneys are always here to answer any questions you might have, as well as execute your estate in a timely and cost-effective manner.

Paul Sullivan of the New York Times just posted an interesting article on how the new Republican tax bill will affect the way that finances are dealt with during divorce. Variables that will change include alimony taxation, prenuptial agreements, and business valuation.